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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by 91Eunozs » Wed May 17, 2017 4:53 pm

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Hokicake wrote:Also I'm having a situation with this but tubes situation because the buttstock will need a tube and there's all these different kinds but most of them I see don't include the two little things for that screw on and there's all these different kinds and these brand names that are way expensive I think that they should be for a tube so I just want to get like a generic one that's cheap because it's always going to be covered up anyway and you never going to see it so what's the point in a fancy tube but what kind will fit

Its actually called the 'gas tube'. Yes, it does go into the butt stock. Yes, you do need one for the other to work. But all of the parts and components fit together to complete the gun, so why should these two parts be sold together?

You will never see the tube? Maybe- that depends on the stock. If you get a folding or adjusting stock, it will be exposed. But if you opt for the classic style, it will be hidden.

Should you pay more for one? That is personal preference. I'll keep my Dos Centavos to myself.
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You're confusing gas tube with buffer tube...

Re: how pretty the gun looks, if that's your primary concern, you probably shouldn't build it yourself. A rifle is a tool...and like any tool it can have devastating effects if improperly assembled or used.

Spend your money on a well built factory weapon and as much professional instruction as you can afford. At the very least, read all 300+ pages of the AR build thread (in this very forum) and watch videos from professional entities like Midway, Brownells, etc. before worrying about what logo or color scheme would look best on your build.

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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by Hokicake » Wed May 17, 2017 5:01 pm

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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by teotwaki » Wed May 17, 2017 5:13 pm

91Eunozs wrote:Tried to stay out of this thread, but I'll bite...

silly person..... :mrgreen:

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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by Hokicake » Wed May 17, 2017 5:22 pm

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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by Hokicake » Wed May 17, 2017 5:23 pm

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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by JeeperCreeper » Wed May 17, 2017 6:42 pm

Hokicake wrote:sooooo what kind of paint can I paint this stuff? I want a tan type for the lower and maybe green like a neon green or something for the upper and I wanna do the kit buttons and switches in purple and pink
You're gonna wanna lube the lower before paint. I use Hoppes, Rem oil, CLP, or even motor oil as a base coat before any kind of paint. That way you don't get rust under the paint. Especially with aluminum.
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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by Hokicake » Wed May 17, 2017 6:43 pm

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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by JeeperCreeper » Wed May 17, 2017 7:00 pm

Hokicake wrote:I'M SO TIRED OF YOUR BS STAR LORD
OMG ROFL LOL YOU JUST HATE ME CUZ YOU AINT ME
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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by NT2C » Wed May 17, 2017 7:02 pm

Hokicake wrote:I'M SO TIRED OF YOUR BS STAR LORD
You can put people on ignore, Hoki. Just add them to your "foe" list in your user control panel. It's a better way of handling things when other members become annoying to you, and one that's highly recommended by the mods here.
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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by Hokicake » Wed May 17, 2017 8:10 pm

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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by NT2C » Wed May 17, 2017 8:13 pm

Hokicake wrote:IT'S GONNA BE SO DUMB HAVING A LOWER ONLY HOW AM I GONNA PLAY WITH THAT? i GUESS I CAN PRETEND THERE'S A BARREL AND RUN AROUND MY HOUSE PRETENDING I'M SHOOTING ZOMBIES.
You could do that with a Nerf gun for a lot less money. :lol:
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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by Hokicake » Wed May 17, 2017 8:13 pm

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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by NT2C » Wed May 17, 2017 9:04 pm

Hokicake wrote:I PLAY FOR REAL NOT FOR FAKE MISTER
Uh, yeah "real" zombies? C'mon Hoki, laugh a little. :lol:
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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by Hokicake » Wed May 17, 2017 10:37 pm

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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by MacAttack » Wed May 17, 2017 11:29 pm

Thats more than I have.

I have this http://www.armslist.com/posts/116266/in ... -derringer and sometimes its to much for even me to handle.

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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by yossarian » Thu May 18, 2017 1:39 am

DIDNT U BILD LIKE A HOLE BUNCH OF DRONE THINGYS B4? AR15 OR 16S OR WHATEFVER ARE WAY MORE EASY CUZ THEY DONT HAVE TO BE AAS AIRODYNAMICL I JUST REELLY THGINK THAT IT SHOUDNT BE THAT HARD TO SCREW BARREL CUZ YOU PROLLY HAD TO DO A BUNCH OF SCREWING FOR THE DRONE THINGYS SEPCIALLY THE SPINNY PARTS THAT MAKE THEM FLY RNT THERE LIKE A BUNCH OF THEM LIKE FOR CUZ THATS WHY THEY CALL IT A QUADCPTER DUH THERE ARE 4 AND QUAD MEENS 4 A AR15 OR 16 OR WAHTEVER ONLY HAS ONE BARELL SO IT SHOULD TAKE LESS SCREWWING BUT WHATEVER CUZ YOU GOT ALL THE BOYZ TO PLAY NICE AND NOW YOU HAV PUPPY FACES AND THOSE R SOOOO CUTE AND FUNNY CUZ ITS LIKE YOU BUT WITH A PUPPY FACE
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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by Hokicake » Thu May 18, 2017 1:46 am

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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by Hiroshima_Morphine » Thu May 18, 2017 5:52 am

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Hokicake wrote:I'M SO TIRED OF YOUR BS STAR LORD
You can put people on ignore, Hoki. Just add them to your "foe" list in your user control panel. It's a better way of handling things when other members become annoying to you, and one that's highly recommended by the mods here.
An easier way is to to the profile of the person you want to ignore and click 'add foe' under their avatar (picture).

Additionally- you can also easily remove people from your 'foes' list the same way. Would you care to guess how many times you have been on my 'foes' list since you joined? :clownshoes:

I try to get along with everyone, but I sometimes find that putting other members on my foes list (ZS's version of the ignore function) for a few days so I can calm down keeps *me* out of trouble.

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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by teotwaki » Thu May 18, 2017 9:26 am

Hokicake wrote:I'M SO TIRED OF YOUR BS STAR LORD

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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by teotwaki » Thu May 18, 2017 9:33 am

yossarian wrote:DIDNT U BILD LIKE A HOLE BUNCH OF DRONE THINGYS B4? AR15 OR 16S OR WHATEFVER ARE WAY MORE EASY CUZ THEY DONT HAVE TO BE AAS AIRODYNAMICL I JUST REELLY THGINK THAT IT SHOUDNT BE THAT HARD TO SCREW BARREL CUZ YOU PROLLY HAD TO DO A BUNCH OF SCREWING FOR THE DRONE THINGYS SEPCIALLY THE SPINNY PARTS THAT MAKE THEM FLY RNT THERE LIKE A BUNCH OF THEM LIKE FOR CUZ THATS WHY THEY CALL IT A QUADCPTER DUH THERE ARE 4 AND QUAD MEENS 4 A AR15 OR 16 OR WAHTEVER ONLY HAS ONE BARELL SO IT SHOULD TAKE LESS SCREWWING BUT WHATEVER CUZ YOU GOT ALL THE BOYZ TO PLAY NICE AND NOW YOU HAV PUPPY FACES AND THOSE R SOOOO CUTE AND FUNNY CUZ ITS LIKE YOU BUT WITH A PUPPY FACE
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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by teotwaki » Thu May 18, 2017 9:41 am

yossarian wrote:----- AND NOW YOU HAV PUPPY FACES AND THOSE R SOOOO CUTE AND FUNNY CUZ ITS LIKE YOU BUT WITH A PUPPY FACE

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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by teotwaki » Thu May 18, 2017 9:47 am

Hokicake wrote:I PLAY FOR REAL NOT FOR FAKE MISTER

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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by brothaman » Thu May 18, 2017 9:49 am

.... I tried to catch up on all this,.. but I didn't. However, here's what I got.

Hoki,... Do some research, make an effort. Get smart before asking 6 billion questions about this thingy or that thingy. I'm not trying to be harsh. Just trying to get you on the right track.

Uncle Larry has a pretty decent intro to building ARs.
http://www.midwayusa.com/general.mvc/in ... r-15-rifle <---- click here. Read everything. Don't skip ahead. If you're truly interested in building an AR, it won't be like reading at all.

https://www.americanrifleman.org/articl ... 5-at-home/ <---- another decent intro article. Less technical, but less hands on building info.

Still, you're best option is to buy a complete upper and build your lower. The large percentage of us started like this. This gets you a working rifle faster. You won't lose any street cred by not building the upper from a stripped receiver. You don't have any credibility anyway.
Just for building the Lower, this is a pretty good guide.
http://www.thenewrifleman.com/how-to-bu ... -receiver/ <---- If you just build a lower, then this is your guide. I suggest you buy a ready to go upper and build your lower. I built my first lower with a meat mallet, a bamboo skewer, a screwdriver and a 2 inch piece of tape. I'm still it running years later.

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Re: want to build an AR rifle thingy

Post by brothaman » Thu May 18, 2017 9:50 am

teotwaki wrote:
Hokicake wrote:I PLAY FOR REAL NOT FOR FAKE MISTER

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